Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on April 15, 2013 @ 09:29:01 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Matthew Stafford | Detroit Lions | Fantasy
The Detroit Lions' extension talks with QB Matthew Stafford have heated up, and it's just a matter of time before a deal is reached.

QB | Aaron Rodgers | Green Bay Packers | Fantasy
The Green Bay Packers are expected to announce QB Aaron Rodgers and LB Clay Matthews' contract extensions at the same time.

QB | Peyton Manning | Denver Broncos | Fantasy
Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning is learning that he can't throw the deep ball as well as he could before the four neck surgeries, and he has to adjust. Manning isn't bothered by it because he knows nerve regeneration can take years. However, he has learned to use what he has and not worry about what he doesn't have.

QB | Tim Tebow | New York Jets | Transaction, Fantasy
If the New York Jets were to release QB Tim Tebow, it would mean wasting $1.53 million they must pay the Denver Broncos this season as a return on the advance salary Tebow received when he signed his NFL contract back in 2010.


Running Back

RB | Trent Richardson | Cleveland Browns | Injury, Fantasy
Cleveland Browns RB Trent Richardson (ribs) feels he might have to always deal with some lingering pain after having broken ribs in his rookie season. He expects to be 100 percent by training camp.

RB | Knile Davis | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
University of Arkansas RB Knile Davis has met with the New York Jets and Dallas Cowboys this offseason and is scheduled to meet with the Arizona Cardinals Monday, April 15.


Wide Receiver

WR | Brian Robiskie | Detroit Lions | Transaction, Free Agents
The Detroit Lions re-signed free-agent WR Brian Robiskie to a one-year deal.

WR | Mohamed Sanu | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury, Fantasy
Cincinnati Bengals WR Mohamed Sanu (foot) confirms he's 100 percent and has no nagging pain.

WR | Tavon Austin | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft, Fantasy
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers covet West Virginia WR Tavon Austin and could select him if they don't trade the No. 13 pick for New York Jets CB Darrelle Revis.

WR | Mike Wallace | Miami Dolphins | Fantasy
Miami Dolphins WR Mike Wallace reported for voluntary workouts Monday, April 15.

WR | Emmanuel Sanders | Pittsburgh Steelers | Transaction, Free Agents, Fantasy
The Pittsburgh Steelers have decided to match the one-year, $2.5 million tender offer restricted free-agent WR Emmanuel Sanders signed with the New England Patriots.

WR | Jacoby Ford | Oakland Raiders | Injury
Oakland Raiders WR Jacoby Ford (foot) is expected to be the team's kick and punt returner next season as long as his foot injury is healed.


Tight End

TE | Jordan Cameron | Cleveland Browns | Fantasy
Cleveland Browns TE Jordan Cameron said he is looking forward to the opportunity to compete for the starting tight end job and playing in the team's new offense. "I know it's a big opportunity," Cameron said. "There's a lot of opportunities to make plays, and I just want to get out there, show what I can do, and showcase my athleticism. I've always been looking for this opportunity, and so far, getting to meet the coaches and some of the new guys has been good so far."

TE | Tyler Eifert | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Cleveland Browns could consider taking Notre Dame TE Tyler Eifert if they trade down in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft. Eifert likely would not be an option if the team keeps the sixth overall pick.

TE | Jake Ballard | New England Patriots | Injury
The New England Patriots will be cautious with TE Jake Ballard (knee) during offseason workouts because he is coming back from a torn anterior cruciate ligament. Ballard will be ready for the start of the regular season and some believe he could be a full participant in the workouts.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Lane Johnson | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Philadelphia Eagles visited with Oklahoma OT Lane Johnson and University of Tennessee OL Dallas Thomas over the weekend.

OT | Jason Fox | Detroit Lions | Transaction
Detroit Lions OT Jason Fox will sign his one-year tender Monday, April 15, and take part in voluntary workouts. He's set to compete for a starting tackle position.

OT | Brian Winters | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Cleveland Browns have shown interest in Kent State OL Brian Winters this offseason. The team met with him at the NFL Scouting Combine and had representatives present at his Pro Day.


Defensive Line

DL | Willie Young | Detroit Lions | Transaction, Free Agents
The Detroit Lions re-signed restricted restricted free-agent DE Willie Young to a one-year deal.

DL | Michael Brooks | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
East Carolina DT Michael Brooks visited with the Seattle Seahawks Sunday, April 14, according to a league source.


Defensive Tackle

DT | Sheldon Richardson | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Miami Dolphins have been spending a lot of time with University of Missouri DT Sheldon Richardson.

DT | Star Lotulelei | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Miami Dolphins have conducted a private workout with Utah DT Star Lotulelei, and he is scheduled to meet with the team Monday, April 15.


Linebacker

LB | Clay Matthews | Green Bay Packers | Fantasy
The Green Bay Packers are expected to announce QB Aaron Rodgers and LB Clay Matthews' contract extensions at the same time.

LB | Akeem Jordan | Kansas City Chiefs | Transaction
Updating a previous report, Kansas City Chiefs LB Akeem Jordan agreed to a one-year contract with minimum salary benefit plus a $20,000 signing bonus, according to a league source.

LB | Larry Grant | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Kansas City Chiefs have met with free-agent LB Larry Grant (49ers).

LB | Calvin Pace | Free Agent | Free Agents
The New York Jets could consider re-signing free-agent LB Calvin Pace this offseson.


Cornerback

CB | Antoine Winfield | Seattle Seahawks | Depth Chart Tidbit
Seattle Seahawks CB Antoine Winfield is expected to play in the nickel role and receive about half of the snaps he would in previous seasons.

CB | Rashaan Melvin | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Detroit Lions met with Northern Illinois CB Rashaan Melvin Saturday, April 13.

CB | Patrick Lee | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Jacksonville Jaguars recently tried out free-agent CB Patrick Lee (Lions).

CB | Logan Ryan | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The New York Jets recently met with Rutgers CB Logan Ryan.

CB | Darrelle Revis | New York Jets | Injury
The New York Jets remain unhappy with CB Darrelle Revis (knee) because he decided to have New York Giants' orthopedist Russell Warren to perform his knee reconstruction. The team expressed their disappointment to Revis about his decision and has not let it go.


Safety

S | Don Jones | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Green Bay Packers are visiting with Arkansas State S Don Jones Monday, April 15.


Strong Safety

SS | Duke Williams | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Nevada S Duke Williams visited with the Houston Texans Sunday, April 14, according to a league source.


Free Safety

FS | Jairus Byrd | Buffalo Bills | Transaction
Buffalo Bills FS Jairus Byrd is not expected to show for voluntary conditioning workouts Tuesday, April 16. He has not signed his franchise tender offer yet, and is looking for a long-term deal.

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